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The Squires Group, Inc. Makes it to the Coveted WBJ’s Top Temporary Staffing Companies List – Fourth Time to the List!

ANNAPOLIS, MD, October 20, 2020 – The Squires Group, Inc. (TSGi) announced today that they have made the coveted Washington Business Journal’s (WBJ) Top Temporary Staffing Companies List based on the 2019 revenue in the Washington Metro Area. This is the fourth time TSGi has been named to the WBJ’s Top Temporary Staffing Companies List.… Read more »

These Are the Best Ways to Onboard New Remote Employees

The quality of your onboarding experience matters. When handled properly, it sets new employees up for success, giving them a strong foundation that propels them toward full productivity faster and increasing their comfort level with the organization. While many companies had robust in-person onboarding programs, those didn’t always translate well into the remote work paradigm.… Read more »

Learn How to Adapt Your Resume for Screening Algorithms

When candidates submit their resumes, there is a strong chance that it will not immediately go to the hiring manager. Instead, an automated screening process is typically the first step. Essentially, a machine reviews your resume’s content, compares it to the position, and decides whether you make it onto the shortlist, all without a person… Read more »

Do You Have a Struggling Remote Employee? Learn How to Counsel Them

Due to COVID-19, many professionals had to adjust to working from home with little or no notice. While some flourished under these arrangements, others had a harder time adapting. Plus, over time, the stress of the pandemic became increasingly heavy. As a result, performance issues began to occur, leaving managers in a tough spot. Initially,… Read more »

What Programming Languages Are Most Popular Right Now?

Shifting priorities are normal in the world of business. As a result, employers may focus on candidates with different skill sets depending on their fluctuating needs. Recently, there’s been a catalyst that led many companies to re-examine their hiring. Due to COVID-19, many businesses had to make quick changes to support work-from-home models, a move… Read more »

These 3 Important Tips Will Help You Land a Job During COVID-19

While the pandemic has dramatically altered the hiring landscape, professionals are succeeding in finding new positions. Many companies are still looking for exceptional candidates, filling critical vacancies in a range of fields. However, COVID-19 has made finding a new position more complicated than it may have been previously. As a result, many professionals need to… Read more »

Learn How to Help Your Employees Deal with the Ongoing Stress of COVID-19

While it initially took time to adapt, most professionals are now somewhat comfortable with the new normal. Over time, people slowly accepted the limitations that states put in place, and the various mandates designed to keep people safe. However, while many had hoped for a reasonably quick recovery, that isn’t likely. Additionally, many are still… Read more »

3 Ways Companies Can Overcome the DevOps Skills Gap

Companies have long battled against pervasive IT skills gaps. Part of what makes the situation challenging is the ever-evolving nature of technology itself. Upskilling a workforce requires a shocking amount of agility, mainly because the target is continuously changing. The must-have skills of today don’t always reflect the needs of tomorrow, increasing the overall difficulty.… Read more »

How Has COVID-19 Affected Accounting and Virtual Communication?

COVID-19 had a major impact on nearly every industry. For most accounting firms and departments, shifting to a work-from-home model was a necessity. Some companies had very little time to transition, often having their hands forced by state stay-at-home orders and similar events. In some cases, the shift was relatively smooth, considering the nature of… Read more »

These Programming Languages Are Here to Stay

When new programming languages emerge, they may seem poised to overtake an older one. After all, many fledgling options are highly capable and enjoyable to use, making legacy options seem clunky or antiquated by comparison. However, many languages don’t go down without a fight. At times, they have loyal user bases that genuinely enjoy them,… Read more »